How to Root Nexus One

Google just officially declared Nexus One but this google phone already had already been rooted.

The project is called Superboot and the good work is done by paul.

As he describes, Superboot is a boot.img that when flashed, will root your device the first time you boot. the work is done automatically, no need to flash the system partition, no need to use ADB, no overwriting the ROM on your device, just flash the boot image. The instruction are blow:

Download SuperBoot and extract

Step 1.Switching to Bootloader mode – Turn off the google phone, then press and hold the trackball to enter the bootloader.

Step 2. – On Windows open ‘install-superboot-windows.bat’,

Mac OS X – Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type

chmod +x install-superboot-mac.sh

and

./install-superboot-mac.sh

On Linux – Open a terminal window to the directory containing the files, and type ‘

chmod +x install-superboot-linux.sh

and

./install-superboot-linux.sh

Step 3. You are done. Follow us @taranfx from More Android and Nexus One Tips/ Tricks

Note: If you are using a retail Nexus One, you may need to unlock the bootloader first, as detailed here.

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